Meet the Bushinkai Academy and international family

The Bushinkai Academy is a prestigious martial arts school with representatives in five continents. Bushinkai is affiliated to major world governing bodies for Japanese and Chinese martial arts. Our Headquarters (Hombu Dojo) is in Manchester, England. Bushinkai is affiliated to Kokusai Budoin UK: Kokusai Budoin Japan President: Tokugawa Yasuhisa Chief Director: Tadanori Nobetsu (9th Dan…

About our Karate method

Overview Our Karate method is above all a simple effective self defence method. From day one students are taught a few simple movements that make for good self defence habits – the way we move into an attack, the way we guard and cover and the tools we use and the targets at which they…

Chief Instructor Simon Keegan

The chief instructor of Bushinkai is Simon Keegan who teaches every week at the Hombu. Simon is the senior Shotokan Karate instructor recognised by Kokusai Budoin UK, the British branch of Japan’s oldest martial arts fraternity. The Kokusai Budoin includes masters like Hirokazu Kanazawa, Tadanori Nobetsu and Keiji Tose and has previously counted among its…